ADRA is proud to have submitted our response to the recent Consultation Paper 18, particularly on the definition of mediation. We largely supported the Bar Association's submissions. Our submissions are now published with this post.
We hope that the submissions help to educate the public on the industry of dispute resolution.
Attached is the judgement Justice Ambeng Kandakasi referred to at the Christmas Party presentation.
Bianca Keys has written a tribute to the late David Newton who passed away on Sunday 25 September 2016. David will be sorely missed.
Attached is a copy of the May edition of the Australian Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Bulletin. This edition features not only Mary Walker's article posted below, but also Anne Ardargh's article on ADRA's 30th celebrations.
Thanks again to everybody who came along to celebrate our 30th celebrations and to those who supported ADRA along the way.
The following is an article published in The Australian on 22 July 2016.
A big Thank You to everybody who joined us for ADRA's 30th anniversary and a special thank you to everybody who contributed throughout the journey.
Please see attached the presentations at the conference.
Please see attached Mary Walker's article published on the Australian Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Bulletin in May 2016.
Ever wondered how mediation looks from the outside? As viewed by an observer. How do community members, workplaces, business, government and other potential users, view mediation practice? Is mediation still perceived as “alternative”, or is it now seen as “the norm”, “the way of the future”, or something else?
In this edition, AIDC chats with a member of “Generation Next”, about her perceptions of mediation.
Dr Dianna T Kenny has written a discussion paper on the research on bullying of young people in schools and workplaces. She also discusses possible intervention strategies for bullying behaviours. Please view the full article below.